“My enemy’s enemy cannot be my friend if he is already my enemy. America is an enemy.
“[T]he PMF cannot stage a coup unless a religious authority makes a decision to change the rule in Iraq. If a religious authority decides, we rely on Allah and go ahead. It would be normal for us to implement.
“We should not have such an alliance because America is corrupt in every detail… America and Daesh [pejorative term for the Islamic State] are two faces of the same coin.”